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Libya Welcomes Signs of an End of U.S. Sanctions

Libya welcomed Tuesday indications that the United States could lift many economic sanctions as early as this week, saying it would spur investment from U.S. and also other international firms. U.S. officials said Monday that sanctions barring U.S. firms from investing and buying Libyan oil could be ended this week, but they said the date could slip. A Tripoli diplomatic source said the U.S. move could come as early as Thursday. Ties between Washington and the oil-producing North African state have improved since Libya said in December it was giving up weapons of mass destruction and since Libya agreed last year to compensate victims of the 1988 Lockerbie plane bombing. Full Story

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